Is The Private Cloud Really Bigger Than The Public Cloud?

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The private cloud appears to be booming, according to new Forrester data, but this may simply reflect an increase in cloud confusion.


As Amazon continues to dominate public cloud computing, perhaps the bigger news is that private cloud adoption outpaces public cloud adoption by a considerable margin, according to new Forrester data.

If you dig deep into the data, however, the prevalence of private cloud solutions appears to do more with enterprises repurposing virtualization as “cloud,” rather than any real shift to truly cloud-like deployments.


So is enterprise cloud simply one big exercise in cloudwashing? The answer is definitely maybe.

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